The effects of capital inflows on Turkish macroeconomic performance

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BERUMENT M. H. , Denaux Z. S. , Emirmahmutoglu F.

EMPIRICA, cilt.42, ss.813-824, 2015 (SSCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 42 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s10663-015-9278-2
  • Dergi Adı: EMPIRICA
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.813-824


Capital inflows are important factor affecting macroeconomic performance, such as the real exchange rate, interest rates, output, and price level. However, the components of capital inflows are also important. Capital inflows in the forms of portfolio investment liabilities, foreign direct investment, and other investment liabilities may affect these macroeconomic variables differently. The main focus of this study is to analyze the behavior of key macroeconomic variables in response to the different components of capital inflow shocks for Turkey using monthly data from 2000:1 to 2012:12 by utilizing a vector autoregression model.